Local Doctor is Named to LMS Position
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1971 THE SHREVEPORT JOURNAL, SHREVEPOR MEDICAL OFFICERS—Delegates to the annual meeting of the Louisiana Medical Society in Lafayette Tuesday elected Dr. E. M. Harrell (left), Lafay-ette, president, and Dr. Eugene C. St. Martin (right), of Shreveport, president-elect. Other new officers include Dr. James H. Stewart of New Orleans, first vice president; Dr. F. Michael Smith, Thibodaux, second vice president, and Dr. A. W. Beacham, Lafayette, third vice p r e s i d e n t . The meeting ended following election of officers and pres-entation of awards. Local Doctor Is Named To LMS Position A Shreveporter was elected an officer of the Louisiana Medical Society at the group's annual meeting Tuesday in Lafayette, while one of the society's top awards went to another local physician. Dr. Eugene St. Martin, local urologist, was named presi-dent- elect of the society, de-feating Dr. Frank J. Allen, Baton Rouge internist, for the post. Dr. St. M a r t i n will automatically become presi-dent next year. The group's first "Distin-guished Service Award" went to Dr. Edgar Hull, dean of the Louisiana S t a t e University Medical School in Shreveport. The award was for outstand-ing service to the medical profession and specifically for Dr. H u 11 's "work as an internist, cardiologist and especially a teacher." Other new officers of the society include Dr. James H. Stewart of New Orleans, first vice president; Dr. F. Michael Smith of Thibodaux, second vice president, and Dr. A. W. Beacham of Lafayette, third vice president. Dr. J. W o o d f i n Wilson, Shreveport i n t e r n i s t , was elected c o u n c i l o r for the Fourth District, Dr. Ralph Riggs, also of Shreveport, was re-elected delegate to the American Medical Assn. The election of officers and Dr. Edgar Hull resolutions were passed in a closed meeting of the house of delegates at the closing ses-sion of the convention. LMS official Paul Perrett said the meeting was closed because "we don't wash our dirty linen in public."
|Title||Local Doctor is Named to LMS Position|
Louisiana State Medical Society Distinguished Service Award
St. Martin, Eugene C.
Hull, Edgar, 1904-1984
Louisiana State Medical Society
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